Monthly Archive: November 2001

Well, Money magazine came out with its (presumably annual) “Best Places to Live” list. In the wake of Sept. 11, they gave top honors to New York City, but also given top scores was Portland, Oregon, named “Best Big City.” (Honolulu didn’t do that badly, all things considered – though...

This weekend brings the Leonid Meteor Shower, and not only is the Earth passing straight through one of the sometimes evasive debris fields, but folks in Hawaii, Australia, and the western Pacific are expected to have the best view. The best show in 30 years, say some excited astronomers. I’m...

You know, I wish I had the money to throw away on a Premium Subscription to Salon.Com… but apart from most of the “Sex” department, I haven’t found what they keep outside the pay barrier too lacking. For example, the “preview” of a recent piece by Jennifer Foote Sweeney —...